Guide To Fishing For Other Species In Nebraska
All about fishing for bowfin, longnose gar, muskie, northern pike, paddlefish and tiger muskie in NE.
Listed below find information about these species of fish.
For info about local sauger fishing, visit the NE walleye page.
Larger lakes across the state, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include Bluestem Lake, Box Butte Reservoir, Calamus Reservoir, Elwood Reservoir, Enders Reservoir, Glenn Cunningham Lake, Harlan County Reservoir, Hugh Butler Lake, Kimball Reservoir, Lake McConaughy, Lake Minatare, Lake Wanahoo, Lewis And Clark Lake, Merritt Reservoir, Oliver Reservoir, Red Willow Reservoir, Sherman Reservoir, Swanson Reservoir and Wagon Train Lake.
Other Available Species
World record: 21 lbs 8 oz
State Record: 8 lbs 0 oz
World record: 50 lbs 5 oz
State Record: 23 lbs 11 oz
World record: 69 lbs 9 oz
State Record: 41 lbs 8 oz
World record: 55 lbs 1 oz
State Record: 30 lbs 1 oz
World record: 144 lbs
State Record: 113 lbs 4 oz
World record: 51 lbs 2 oz
State Record: 33 lbs 5 oz
Click the images and links above for species details. The purpose of this page is to share basic information about other species in the state.
Check out the Northern Pike Fishing page to get tips, tactics and methods for catching more pike. Also visit the top producing northern pike lures page to assist in selecting the best baits. The Muskie Fishing page offers methods, tips and tactics. Also view the page revealing the top producing lures for catching musky and tiger musky.
The state record bowfin was caught from Dead Timber Lake.
The state record longnose gar was caught from the Platte River.
The state record muskie was caught from Merritt Reservoir.
The state record northern pike was caught from Terry's Pit.
The state record paddlefish was caught from the Missouri River.
The state record tiger muskie was caught from Johnson Lake.
Information on fishing for unique species, by state.